Make That Drawing View Right

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So you have a drawing view of maybe an odd shaped object and you wish to set it horizontal or vertical to a known edge for better reference. Sure you can rotate the view, but entering 22.33871842 degrees may still not be exactly horizontal. So how do we do it?

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Well ok then, select the line to be the horizontal reference and go to the Tools drop down menu.

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Once you have picked the orientation SOLIDWORKS will rotate the view so that is the horizontal edge.

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Simple enough…

John Van Engen
CATI Tech Support